Thursday was our last day in Vegas, and although we were sad to leave, we left with some great insights into exciting developments in the DB2 world. Craig talked with Dave Beulke for a few minutes before we left. Dave shared his thoughts on implementing temporal data, his recent experience mapping out a very large database for a client, and his thoughts on this year’s IOD.
Dave Beulke, an internationally recognized DB2 consultant with over 25 years in the industry, performs application performance reviews for Fortune 500 clients. He is known for his extensive expertise in DB2 high performance development and tuning. Dave’s expertise is in business intelligence data warehouse, Internet applications, Java architectures and system/application performance. Dave is a frequent speaker at local, national and international conferences, is a co-author of the IBM V8 and V7 z/OS DB2 Certification exams, and the Business Intelligence Certification exam, as well as a columnist for DB2 Magazine and former editor of the IDUG Solutions Journal. Dave has also been an instructor for The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) and a past president of the International DB2 Users Group.
Dave is a member of IBM’s DB2 Gold Consultants program and just announced, an inaugural member of IBM’s Data Champion program . Through his consulting service experiences, Dave researches performance and has dramatically reduced CPU demand for his clients, saving them from unnecessary hardware upgrades and millions in processing charges.
You can find out more about Dave and his consulting services at davebeulke.com